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James Bringhurst papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-029
Overview

This collection is comprised of the personal and business correspondence, as well as miscellaneous notes and manuscripts, of James Bringhurst, a wealthy Philadelphia merchant.

Dates: 1780-1802

Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1189
Abstract Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton were 20th-century Quaker educators and prolific authors whose areas of expertise included the physical sciences and the Classics. Notably, they also worked for the American Friends Service Committee in Europe, for Friends Center in Tokyo, Japan, and as directors of Pendle Hill, an adult study center in Wallingford, PA. They were both recorded ministers in the Religious Society of Friends. This collection also contains materials of other...
Dates: 1859-2005

British Friends' letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-861
Overview

Letters of English Friends containing information on Quaker history as well as religious and cultural activities. The collection also includes letters relating to the activities of early Friends.

Dates: 1650 - 1985

Edwin B. Bronner papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1171
Overview

Papers from the Fourth World Conference of Friends (Quakers) which was held at Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1967. Edwin Bronner was chair of the Executive Committee of the American Section, but there was worldwide representation by Friends and guests. A well known speaker at the conference was U.N. Secretary General U Thant.

Dates: 1952-1978

Letters to "Miss Brooks"

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-257
Overview

This collection includes three letters written to "Miss Brooks."

Dates: 1950

Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-278
Overview

This collection contains material collected by Anna Pettit Broomell and primarily consists of the writings and correspondence of Broomell, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Sarah Cleghorn.

Dates: 1876-1967

Brown Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1300
Overview

This collection primarily contains correspondence of members of the Brown family. It also contains biographical information about some of the members of the family.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1870-1972

Moses Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1024
Overview

Correspondence, legal, land and estate papers (wills, powers of attorney, deeds, mortgages, bonds, etc.), account book, manuscript book, and other papers of the Quaker Brown family of Philadelphia and New Hampshire.

Dates: 1815-1911

Thomas Wistar Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1321
Scope and Contents Correspondence, letter books, diaries, scrapbooks, account books, deeds, marriage certificates, genealogical material, and miscellaneous manuscript and printed items of, or about, Thomas Wistar Brown (1826-1916), his father Moses Brown (1793-1878), his mother Mary (Wistar) Brown (b. 1807), his brother Moses Brown (b. 1829), his wife Mary (Farnum) Brown, his son John Farnum Brown (1873-1894) and others. Under correspondence, there are four letters from Eliza Paul (Kirkbride) Gurney to...
Dates: 1701-1917

Bucks Auxiliary Bible Association of Friends (Bucks County, Pa.) Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-011
Overview The Bucks Auxiliary Bible Association of Friends, a Quaker Bible distribution society, located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, was established in 2nd month, 1830, under the Bible Association of Friends in America. Its purpose was to supply “Friends and others with the Holy Scripture, “to encourage “the frequent and serious perusal of them”, and to promote “a more accurate knowledge of their invaluable contents”. All subscriptions collected by the Auxiliary were turned over to the parent body,...
Dates: 1830-1845

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Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 8
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 7
Society of Friends 6
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Evans family 5
Harvard University 5
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 5
Jones, Mary Hoxie 5
Morris family 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 5
Brown family 4
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 4
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 4
Hamm, Thomas D. 4
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 4
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 4
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 4
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 4
Sharpless family 4
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 4
Shipley family 4
Stokes family 4
Allen family 3
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 3
American Red Cross 3
American School of Classical Studies at Athens 3
Bacon family 3
Benson, Lewis 3
Borton, Hugh 3
Brinton, Anna Cox 3
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 3
Cadbury family 3
Civilian Public Service 3
Comfort family 3
Cope, Thomas Pim 3
Earlham College 3
Fothergill, Samuel 3
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 3
Friends World Committee for Consultation 3
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 3
Jones, Sybil 3
Jones, Thomas Elsa, 1888-1973 3
Kite family 3
Ly , Juwan Usang 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Morley, Christopher 3
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 3
Morris, Margaret Hill 3
Morris, Samuel Buckley (1791-1859) 3
Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 3
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 3
Rhoads, James E. (James Evans), 1828-1895 3
Scattergood family 3
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 3
Swarthmore College 3
Thomas, Arthur Henry, 1872-1942 3
Thomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935 3
Walton family 3
Wheeler, Daniel, 1771-1840 3
Wistar family 3
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 2
Allinson family 2
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 2
American Women's College in Beirut 2
Archaeological Institute of America 2
Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 2
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 2
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 2
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 2
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Benezet, Anthony 2
Bettle family 2
Bettle, Samuel 2
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 2
Brinton family 2
Bronner, Edwin B., 1920- 2
Brown, Caroline Cadbury, 1851-1914 2
Brown, Mary Wistar, 1807-1842 2
Brown, Moses, 1793-1879 2
Brown, Moses, 1829-1883 2
Brown, Thomas Kite, 1851-1929 2
Brown, Thomas Kite, 1885-1944 2
Cadbury, Anna K (Anna Kaighn), 1846-1923 2
Cadbury, Catherine J. 2
Cadbury, Emma, 1875-1965 2
Cadbury, Lydia Caroline Brown, 1889-1978 2
Cadbury, William Warder 2
Canton Christian College 2
Carpenter, Rhys 2
Cary, John R. 2
Chase, Thomas 2
Clark family 2
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